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Take a look at our new park at West 218th Street and Indian Road in Manhattan.

Located on the eastern shore of Pelham Bay Park (NYC's largest park), the island affords magnificent views of the Long Island...

Take a look at how beautiful the parks look during the wintry season.

 

The changing leaves of autumn in New York City parks.

South Brooklyn welcomes its first Eco Dock! The $1.1 million storm-resilient Eco Dock, at the 69th street pier in Bay Ridge, is...

The Donald and Barbara Zucker Natural Exploration Area on Nellie's Lawn opened Oct. 6, 2013.

 

The Steeplechase Pier in Coney Island, Brooklyn reopened Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 after closing for Sandy-related repairs.

In July 2013, NYC Parks joined artists, volunteers, NYC Service and the Rockaway community to paint the longest mural in New...

Bushwick Inlet Park, located on the Greenpoint-Williamsburg waterfront, is a 30-acre park that surrounds the Bushwick Inlet, a...

 

On May 24, 2013, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Parks Commissioner Veronica White officially opened all 14 miles of New York...

On May 16, 2013, NYC Parks, in partnership with the National Park Service launched the Jamaica Bay/Rockaway Parks Restoration...

Artist Orly Genger's "Red, Yellow and Blue" is a monumental piece featuring her signature use of intricately hand-knotted...

 

On April 24, 2013, Parks Photographer Malcolm Pinckney visited J. Hood Wright Recreation Center in Washington Heights,...

On April 24, 2013, Parks Photographer Malcolm Pinckney visited Pelham Fritz Recreation Center. This center, located in Marcus...

On March 8, 2013, Parks Photographer Daniel Avila visited the High Line and Fort Greene Park in the aftermath of a snowstorm to...

 

On February 22, 2013, Parks Photographer Daniel Avila visited the popular dog runs at McCarren and Cooper Parks to catch a bit...

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg delivered his 2013 State of the City Address at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday,...

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White and other officials broke ground on the restoration of the...

 

The 2012 ice skating season began with a great new start, as public ice skating returned to the Bronx for the first time in...

On November 15, 2012, Parks Photographer Daniel Avila visited Morningside and St. Nicholas Parks. With their rugged terrain and...

Over two days on October 29 and 30, 2012, Hurricane Sandy battered New York City's coastline, damaging the city's...

 

Swim for Life is a children’s water safety program that aims to reduce the number of accidental drowning incidences among...

On October 12, 2012, a mysterious visitor came to the Arsenal building in Central Park. A man who had spotted an injured owl...

On August 29, 2012, Parks Photographer Daniel Avila visited Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center (formerly Recreation Center 59)...

 

On July 24, 2012, our Urban Park Rangers hosted the NYC Parks Experience, Parks' summer camp, at Marine Park. Campers visited...

A herd of goats has descended on Freshkills Park in attempt to aid in the removal of invasive species. This natural approach is...

On June 16, 2012, Parks Photographer Malcolm Pinckney visited West Harlem Piers Park to catch a Shape Up NYC class in action....

 

On April 3, 2012, Parks Photographer Daniel Avila visited Silver Lake Park and Clove Lakes Park on Staten Island. Both parks...

Central Park is alive and blooming in the spring. On March 23, Parks' Photographer Malcolm Pinckney visited Central Park, and...

These photos may look like renderings, but they're actually the very real work of Venezuelan artist Rafael Barrios, taken on...

 

The East River Promenade, partially closed to the public for more than a decade, has reopened, creating a vital link along the...

On January 28, 2012, Parks Photographer Daniel Avila joined the Urban Park Rangers to take part in a Wilderness Survival...

Wheelchair Basketball practice is Monday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center in Queens and Tuesday...

 

Lyons Pool is one of the 11 pools built in New York City during the Works Progress Administration era of the 1930s. Completed...

Willowbrook Park is a key link in Staten Island's Greenbelt. The park is home to hundreds of acres of wilderness and active...

Greenbelt Native Plant Center, a 13-acre greenhouse, nursery and seed-bank complex, supports the restoration and management of...

 

Elmhurst Park, once an eyesore and traffic landmark, opened to the public ion May 24, 2011 as a magnificent community...

As the weather gets warmer, Parks cut the ribbon on renovations to J.J. Byrne Playground. The new park maximizes play while...

Flowers bloom in Sunset Park and park goers enjoy the new display of colors seen in the spring season.

 

Spring has arrived in Central Park! Colors come alive again and parks are filled with many people enjoying the change of the...

The first blossoms of spring herald a new year, filled with colorful flowers and the return of green to our trees. Parks...

See what the cold winter season brings to Brooklyn Bridge Park.

 

It's time for some fun in the snow! Many people enjoy sledding in parks during these winter months, some choose to go belly...

On Thursday, September 16, New York was hit by one of the worst storms in recent times; two tornados and a macroburst crossing...

 

Autumn is the season when trees come alive with color and natural vibrancy. There may be no more picturesque moment in New...

On Thursday, September 16, 2010 New York was hit by one of the worst storms in the recent era; two tornados and a macroburst...

Shape Up NYC has proven to be one of the most popular programs offered by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation....

 

Friday and Saturday nights each July and August, families join the Urban Park Rangers for a free camping experience in parks in...

During the summer, Parks' pools come alive with thousands of visitors every day. 54 outdoor pools opened during the 2010 summer...

Sun. Sand. Surf. Garbage. Which of these doesn't belong? This box holds one cubic ton of litter. Every day, parks collects...

 

Parks’ photographer Daniel Avila captured the action as a mallard and her ducklings were escorted to the safety of...

The Parks Department hosted sledding and other snow activities in parks citywide, including Manhattan's Riverside Park.

On January 13, 2010, Parks Photographer Daniel Avila visited the synthetic turf multipurpose field at Bushwick Inlet Park. This...

 

Utopia Playground, located on Utopia Parkway between 73rd Avenue and Jewel Avenue in Queens, features lush plantings, a...

On the evening of Tuesday, August 18, 2009, a powerful storm with winds in excess of 80 m.p.h. ripped through Central Park,...

On April 2009, our photographers traversed the city in search of tulips. These beautiful flowers symbolize both the start of...

 

Malcolm Pinckney and fellow Yankee fans got a sneak peek of the new stadium at the team's early April warmup day. Whet your...

Join photographer Malcolm Pinckney on an aerial tour of recently reopened Soundview Park in the Bronx.

All images by Zerina Philip, photo intern

 

Central Park Conservancy and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation piloted a one-month program using an...

 

Brooklyn Bridge Park's Phase II, bordered by the East River and Adams and Plymouth Streets, includes a newly accessible beach...

 

Enjoy some of photographer Daniel Avila's favorite shots from a busy summer month in parks.

A collection of track & field and cross country meets held in New York City parks.

Photographer Daniel Avila documents construction progress in East River Park in February and April of 2006.

 

Parks photographer Daniel Avila's 2006 collection of Queens park photographs.

The High Bridge is part of the Old Croton Aqueduct, the brick water conduit that brought New York City its earliest supply of...

Often seen as indicators of spring's arrival, daffodils are a welcome sight in New York City. Our photographers set out to...

 

The NYPD Emergency Service Unit captured and tranquilized a young male coyote on the south side of the 79th Street transverse...

This temporary public art exhibit, which was shown from October 2004 to October 2005, with nine installations in and around...

A few shots of the popular park in summer.

 

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